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Pawlenty goes back to school
Updated: Two injured when modified golf cart rolls over
Letter to the Editor: Fight politicians, support 28th amendment
For the record
Junior legion baseball: Alex Reds whiff on upset bid in 4-0 loss
Junior district tournament: Alexandria Blacks survive an opening scare from Moorhead
Semi-pro football: Snowmen make easy work of Minot
Legion baseball: Stockert paces Alex during 3-2 Gopher Classic
Resorters baseball: Stockert's late shot not enough for Black Sox
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Senior Fishing Day is a go again as Viking Sportsmen honor Bosek
Strege optimistic area pheasants came through the hatch OK
Dogfish grabs on and doesn't let go
Lake Ida producing again for area bass tourneys
Breeding duck, goose numbers improved from last year
Catherine Jane (Cathy) Lehtinen
Stephen "Steve" J. Talley
Letter to the Editor: White Evangelicals bring sadness
Letter to the Editor: In abortion issue, remember commandment
It's Our Turn: Balancing on the shoreline
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter to the Editor: Vinegar, honey and truth
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Hagstrom named 'Top 25 Women in Business'
On The Street
Viking Plaza sale postponed again
Deadline for farmers approaching
hires and promotions
on the street
July 6, 2018
Four firms vie for BE facilities work
Brandon-Evansville School Board members have a decision to make. Over the course of the past couple of weeks, the board heard from four consulting...
July 6, 2018 - 8:02am
June 28, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Families should speak out on B/E school
To the editor: In life, you have the "haves" and the "have nots." Some have money, some don't. Some have power, some don't. Some have a vision for the future, some do not. When you get a group that has all three "haves" good things can happen and it can be quite magical!
June 28, 2018 - 7:59am
June 20, 2018
Break-even preliminary budget passed
Although the school year just ended, the Brandon-Evansville School is already planning ahead and at its regular meeting Monday night, the board...
June 20, 2018 - 12:19pm
June 10, 2018
Workshops set for B-E School Board
Two workshops to discuss facilities have been set for the Brandon-Evansville School Board. Last fall, a referendum failed that would have built a brand new K-12 school in Brandon. The two school campuses — one in Brandon and one in Evansville — are aging and both buildings...
June 10, 2018 - 12:17pm
May 23, 2018
Learning to make a difference: Eighth-graders participate in Day of Caring
Almost all students enjoy the chance to take a break from classes. But eighth grade students at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria had a chance...
May 23, 2018 - 12:53pm
May 22, 2018
Evansville School to get new roof
The roof over the gym at the Evansville School will soon be replaced. At its monthly meeting Monday night, the Brandon-Evansville School Board approved Buttweiler's Do-All from Alexandria to do the work. Superintendent Dean Yocum told school board members that he received two proposals...
May 22, 2018 - 10:48am
May 12, 2018
LETTER: Schools, students deserve better
To the editor: Right now, at least 59 school districts across Minnesota are facing serious budget deficits. If those deficits are not resolved, further layoffs will proceed, and our students will suffer — with crowded classrooms, cuts to their curriculums and more. As your governor,...
May 12, 2018 - 6:18am
March 13, 2018
Sheriff says school van apparently did not yield for semi in western Minn. crash
HANCOCK, Minn. – The driver of the Hancock Public School van that collided with a semi Monday afternoon at the intersection of a gravel and...
March 13, 2018 - 5:25pm
February 16, 2018
A big day for Class of 2031: Next week's kindergarten registration gets parents started on transition into school
When it comes time for parents to send their first-born child off to kindergarten it can be sad, exciting, fun, scary and nerve wracking, all...
February 16, 2018 - 6:04am
December 23, 2017
LETTER: Big opportunity awaits in Brandon-Evansville
To the editor: Right now over in Brandon-Evansville, we are no longer "yes" or "no" voters. At least no one should be as no one knows what the new plan will look like yet. Everyone has agreed that something needs to get done. The plan that got voted on did not pass, but that does...
December 23, 2017 - 10:53am
December 14, 2017
LETTER: Why the big swings in voter-approved levies?
To the editor: I read the article about Trevor Peterson (Alexandria School District business director) on why there was a 23 percent increase for school taxes in 2018. I can't dispute Mr. Peterson's statement that much of the increase was the result of a decrease in 2017 because I...
December 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
December 8, 2017
Woodland school receives National Blue Ribbon award
Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria has been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The recognition is...
December 8, 2017 - 3:23pm
December 1, 2017
23 percent tax increase? Alexandria School District explains
For those with sticker-shock about their school property tax bill, Trevor Peterson said of school tax levies, that it's like "one giant puzzle."...
December 1, 2017 - 10:35am
October 2, 2017
Workshop explains learning plans for special needs kids
Parents of special needs students who use an Individualized Education Program, commonly called an IEP, are invited to a free workshop on how best to put the plan to work for their child in school. The Minneapolis-based PACER Center will offer the workshop for professionals and parents...
October 2, 2017 - 7:38am
September 16, 2017
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Awards and honors Kendall Kohler of Alexandria received the 2017-2018 Thomas Reif Memorial Scholarship. Kohler will receive $1,000 to continue...
September 16, 2017 - 7:13am